This submission to Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee opposing the Westminster Parliament legislating on abortion for Northern Ireland was made on 8 December 2018 but was not published at that time due to the rules of the Committee. The Committee’s Report has now issued and is on Parliament’s website (www.parliament.uk). The Report contains within it a “minority report” proposed by Eddie Hughes MP which reflects some of the views in our submission.
Submission to Parliament on Abortion in Northern Ireland
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"Opening churches in Scotland the day after Easter Sunday would be staggeringly insensitive.' - @JSMeikle
Wonderful exchange in @HouseofCommons yesterday about #AmpleforthCollege. Pressure growing on @GavinWilliamson to help save the school 👇👇👇
Faith schools are an important part of our education system. @AmpleforthColl has had past problems which are now behind it, but I believe some people in the educational system are using recent relatively minor issues as a pretext to close the school.
Two Ampleforth College pupils have petitioned Boris Johnson to save the North Yorkshire public school from closure after they withdrew their legal appeal to aban on admitting new students
Our Head of Public Affairs @JSMeikle calls on the Chancellor @RishiSunak to use his #Budget2021 to support families with a fairer tax system and more support targeted at children. Read his piece on @ConHome here: https://bit.ly/2ZQJdEU